WESTFIELD, NJ — Theater owner Jesse Sayegh told TAPinto Westfield this week that he plans for his own family to reopen the Cranford Theatre in November, and he will meet with officials in Westfield next month to discuss the future of the Rialto Theatre.  Key to his plan is transforming the theater into a destination to attract moviegoers from across the region.

Authorities are investigating claims that an elderly woman was severely beaten at a nursing home in Westfield. Benny Gomez told TAPinto Westfield that his mother was hit in the head multiple times at the Westfield Center on Lamberts Mill Road, and while a spokeswoman for the facility said the woman sustained the injuries in a fall, police are investigating.

Police and firefighters took the oath of office earlier this week before a standing room only audience at Town Hall. Read these stories and more in the recap, below:

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Reels Set to Roll at Cranford Theatre Before Westfield’s Rialto

Authorities Investigating Claims of Abuse at Nursing Home in Westfield

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Westfield Wins Overall Best Band at Marching Band Show

Westfield Re-Dedicates Renovated Gary Kehler Stadium

Allstate Westfield Athlete of the Week: Julia Galgiardi

Football: Westfield Stops Watchung Hills with 11 Seconds Left

Washing Elementary School in Westfield Awarded National Blue Ribbon Recognition

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TAPinto Westfield Earns National Recognition from LION Publishers

New Jersey Festival Orchestra Back in Westfield with an Eclectic Season Ahead

Westfield Family Fights Type 1 Diabetes, One Step at a Time

Ways Westfield Seniors can Keep Active, Discover Passion

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